The Asia-Pacific Mac Union has been founded on October 21, 2006. The Asia-Pacific Mac Union was founded by the BeiMac Union and of mainland China, Headnix of Hong Kong, ApplePro of Taipei and the Geraldton Macintosh User Group of Australia. The founding meeting took place online and was hosted by BeiMac from Beijing. The discussions foresaw news and information exchange, annual meetings, a common newsletter, technical support, Union software, Union-wide design exchange and the exchange of user group activity info as components of the new Union. The Asia-Pacific Mac Union invites all Apple-related organizations (shops, user groups, Web sites, blogs, etc.) in all countries in Asia-Pacific to join the Union and to share the benefits with all Mac people in the region.